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social class

noun, Sociology.
a broad group in society having common economic, cultural, or political status. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • This struggle is the mental companion of the social class struggle.

  • The only future open to him seemed to be that of any young Virginian of his social class.

    Thomas Jefferson Gilbert Chinard
  • He was her servant; she belonged to the social class which he had renounced forever.

    The Hills of Refuge Will N. Harben
  • Never was literature in any age closer to the ideals of a social class.

    Four Arthurian Romances Chretien DeTroyes
  • Let us consider them for a moment as a social class, as a class of workers, for as a fact they are laboring to produce men.

  • Although they were welcomed for the entertainment they furnished, yet as a social class they were certainly in slight repute.

    Women of England, Volume 9 (of 10) Burleigh James Bartlett
  • But all my friends were drawn from the social class which people suppose to be just below our own, the upper middle class.

    A Lost Cause Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  • Her main personal experience was in the social class which is primitively venatorial still, canine under its polish.

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